COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Columbia Inferno announced that they have signed left wing Daniel Sparre.
The Inferno are the ECHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League and the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.
Columbia acquired the rights to Sparre from Texas on June 8 to complete a Mar. 7 trade that sent defenseman Derick Martin to the Wildcatters.
The 5-foot-10 and 180-pound Sparre had 57 points (23g-34a) and 68 penalty minutes in 68 regular season games for Texas in 2006-07. He tied for the team lead with six goals and was second on the team with 11 points in nine Kelly Cup Playoff games.